Classical Guitar For Dummies
Part I: Getting to Know the Classical Guitar.
Chapter 1: An Acoustic Guitar in a League of Its Own.
Chapter 2: Getting Ready to Play.
Chapter 3: Deciphering Music Notation and Tablature.
Part II: Starting to Play: The Basics.
Chapter 4: One Note at a Time: Playing Simple Melodies.
Chapter 5: Rolling the Notes of a Chord: Arpeggio Technique.
Chapter 6: Practicing Scales in First and Second Position.
Chapter 7: Exploring Musical Textures.
Part III: Improving Your Technique.
Chapter 8: Flat-Fingered Fretting with Barres.
Chapter 9: Getting a Smooth Sound with Slurs and Trills.
Chapter 10: Coloring Your Sound with Tone-Production Techniques.
Chapter 11: Scaling the Musical Ladder beyond Second Position.
Chapter 12: Combining Arpeggios and Melody.
Chapter 13: Combining Left-Hand Techniques While Playing up the Neck.
Part IV: Mastering Classical Guitar Repertoire.
Chapter 14: Playing Pieces by the Guitar Greats.
Chapter 15: Early Guitar Music from the Renaissance and Baroque Eras.
Chapter 16: The Guitar Comes of Age: The Classical, Romantic, and Modern Eras.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: Ten (Or So) Classical Guitarists You Should Know.
Chapter 18: Ten Things to Do When Shopping for a Classical Guitar.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Basic Guitar Care and Maintenance.
Appendix B: How to Use the CD.